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QotD: "It is not a question of whether pornography “caused” this crime, but of the culture we have created around gender, sex and power"

Pornography is produced by and for men, an orgiastic confirmation of the most brutal sexual and racial stereotypes. At this point, it’s habitual for pornography defenders to step in and muddy the waters.

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"Nathan Matthews case reignites debate over violent sexual images"

The conviction of Nathan Matthews will focus attention once more on the threat posed to women and children by the viewing of violent pornography and sexual abuse online.

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FEMINIST ARCHIVE: My Lai, Sexual Assault and the Black Blouse Girl: Forty-Five Years Later, One of America’s Most Iconic Photos Hides Truth in Plain Sight

Sometimes feminist work is far too important to be lost to commercial devouring. This article, by Valerie Wieskamp, from 2013, is one such article, that I am preserving here (as faithfully as possible). 2,240 more words



Noni Zischke (55) was murdered by her husband, Trevor Zischke on May 9 2012, in Bracken Ridge Brisbane Queensland.

Noni lived at the home with her husband Trevor and adult son Tim & their adult daughter Nicole had previously moved out. 183 more words


Shadows and Light

I wrote this following a visit to the memorial for victims of femicide in Ciudad Juárez, México. I visited with a group of Presbyterians from three countries–the U.S., México, and Colombia–as part of a mission conference sponsored by Tres Ríos Presbytery across the border in the city of El Paso in late September 2015. 869 more words


Phaea Leanne Lightfoot (57) was murdered by her partner of 9 years, Robert Jeffrey Anderson in August 2012, in Wanneroo Western Australia.

Phaea was shot with a 365 calibre shotgun in the jaw from less than two metres away. 239 more words


QotD: "Remembering the murdered women erased by the pro-sex work agenda"

Eva Marree Smith Kullander, a Swedish mother of two, was stabbed to death by her ex-husband during a supervised visit with her children on July 11, 2013.

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